San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Announces $8,000 in Scholarship Awards

Calexico, California.  San Diego State University-Imperial Valley announces that three students are recipients of the Alejandro and Florencia Nogales Scholarship ($2,000 each) and one student is the recipient of the Emily Wogaman Scholarship ($2,000) for 2010-2011.  The Alejandro and Florencia Nogales and Emily Wogaman Scholarships are awarded once every academic year to students who are enrolled at SDSU-IV full-time (12 units for undergraduates and 6 units for graduates).  It is open to all majors and one of the eligibility requirements is that the applicant must be a graduate of Calexico High School.

SANDAG Set to Sell $350 Million in Transportation Bonds

Intent on taking advantage of historically low interest rates and declining construction costs, the SANDAG Board today directed its staff to implement a plan to sell $350 million in bonds to finance major transportation infrastructure projects throughout the region.

“We are moving agressively to keep the promises we made to the voters of this region when they approved the extension of the TransNet half-cent sales tax for transportation,” SANDAG Chair Lori Holt Pfeiler said. “These bond funds will put people to work building important infrastructure, improving both our economy and our quality of life.”

IMPERIAL COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL ANNOUNCES LOW COST RABIES VACCINATION CLINICS

IMPERIAL COUNTY – The Imperial County Public Health Department’s Animal Control office has announced the schedule for the upcoming low cost Rabies Vaccination Clinics for 2010-2011. Imperial County Animal Control has been conducting Rabies Vaccination Clinics in Imperial County for over forty-three years. The first clinic is scheduled for Saturday November 6, 2010 at Verde School in Holtville, located at South East corner of Bonds Corner Road and Verde School Road from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.  Last year over 1,351 county dogs were vaccinated and licensed by visiting the clinics offered by Animal Control.